Homeowners and auto insurance premiums on the rise in Ohio

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Homeowners and auto coverage is growing more expensive in Ohio Auto insurance rates in Ohio are expected to rise in 2016, along with homeowners insurance premiums. The Ohio Insurance Institute has announced that auto premiums are set to rise by an average of 3.3%, whereas homeowners coverage will become 2.9% more expensive, on average. Even with the increases in premiums, Ohio is well below the national average in terms of the cost of auto and homeowners insurance coverage. In terms of homeowners coverage, Ohio is ranked the ninth lowest when…

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Auto and homeowners insurance rates grow in Ohio

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Homeowners insurance and vehicle protection are becoming more expensive in the state Auto and homeowners insurance premiums have increased in Ohio, according to an announcement from Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor. While insurance rates have gone up in the state, they remain well below the national average, in terms of vehicle and property coverage. Insurers sought rate increases last year, many of which were approved by state regulators due to various issues that have placed insurance companies under greater financial strain. Higher rates may help insurers recover from the losses they…

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Ohio drivers can show proof of auto insurance on smartphones

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As of this week, it is possible to display the proof of coverage card in digital format within the state. Drivers throughout the state of Ohio are now legally able to use electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets to display proof of auto insurance instead of having to produce the paper form of the card. This is now a legal way of showing proof of coverage when it is requested by police officers and state agencies. The law went into effect at the beginning of this week and it…

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Rates for homeowners insurance and auto coverage are on the rise in Ohio

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Homeowners insurance and vehicle coverage is becoming slightly more expensive this year Those living in Ohio can expect to be paying more for their homeowners insurance and auto coverage this year. Insurers in the state will be raising rates, but Ohio will still enjoy insurance rates below the national average for property and auto coverage. According to a report from the Ohio Insurance Institute, rates are on the rise for a number of reasons. Homeowners insurance providers note that many powerful storms have hit the state recently, which is leading…

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Auto insurance regulations could be on their way for Ohio ride sharing

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Companies such as Lyft and Uber could soon be facing new rules with regards to their coverage. The director of the Ohio Department of Insurance, Lt. Governor Mary Taylor, announced at the end of last week that she would be putting her head together with other state commissioners over the weekend in order to discuss whether or not there should be auto insurance regulation for Uber, Lyft, and other ride sharing companies. According to Taylor, the goal is to make sure that consumers are adequately protected through proper steps. Taylor…

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Auto insurance requirements raised in Ohio

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Ohio drivers will have to up their insurance coverage in order to comply with state’s new standards Drivers in Ohio are set to see an increase in their auto insurance premiums as the state increases its minimum insurance requirements. The last time Ohio’s minimum insurance requirements were changed was in the 1960s and state officials suggest that the old requirements are no longer able to cover the costs associated with accidents. This belief is supported by many of the state’s insurers, most of who have been pushing for updated standards…

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Auto insurance premiums skyrocket after a claim

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Ohio drivers only need to make one claim to watch the amount that they pay rise by 35 percent. According to the results of a recent report, after filing only one claim on a policy, a driver in Ohio can expect to see his or her auto insurance premiums jump by an average of 35 percent. This increase in the monthly bill is the 16th highest that was measured among the states. The auto insurance premiums report was issued by Bankrate.com, the parent of InsuranceQuotes.com, which conducted it in the…

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Homeowners insurance price rising higher in Ohio

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The state that has previously experienced low auto will also see higher premiums in that sector. According to the latest auto and homeowners insurance data that has been released from the Ohio Department of Insurance, the price of both of those forms of coverage is on the rise, despite the fact that this state is known for its low rates. There was an average increase of 4.1 percent among the leading 10 private passenger auto insurer groups. Moreover, among homeowners insurance groups, the increase in Ohio was an average of…

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Homeowners insurance in Ohio among the cheapest

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The state’s auto coverage is also considered to be among the most affordable in the country. Mary Taylor, the Ohio Lieutenant Governor and the director of the Department of Insurance, has recently announced that the auto and homeowners insurance premiums within the state are yet again some of the lowest in the country. In her statement, she said that the marketplace in the state continues to offer favorable premiums. Taylor explained that “Ohio’s competitive insurance market continues to provide consumers with choice and lower insurance premiums compared to the rest…

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Auto insurance minimum coverage in Ohio to rise

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Drivers must now carry a larger amount of coverage in order to comply with the state’s law. For the first time since 1969, Ohio has increased the minimum required coverage that drivers must carry in order to be able to legally drive. This new law will come into effect as of December 2013, and will considerably increase the current minimum. In fact, it is estimated that the minimum coverage for drivers will be at least double what it currently is. This will mean that drivers will have to carry auto…

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